"Today I'm posting a very important document, which I've signed together with many legends of the Brazil team. Please join many other former national team players from around the world by supporting & sharing our request for gender equality in Brazil football," she said on Instagram.
"I won't play for Brazil due to the last events with the firing of the coach in such a short time," Fran said on her social media channels. "All the athletes were satisfied regardless of the bad results. We asked them (the federation) to keep her, but that was not enough."